A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.5 (ml/mb) was reported 69 km SSE of Adak, Alaska (43 miles) on Tuesday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 12.86 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 04/04/17 / 2017-04-04 22:08:40 / April 4, 2017 @ 10:08 pm UTC/GMT. Event id: us10008ef7. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: at00onwo6e, us10008ef7, ak15684591. The temblor was detected at 10:08:40 / 10:08 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has been issued near Adak in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -176.4404 West, latitude 51.269 North, depth = 12.86 km.
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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